Our Board

CFPA is grateful for the guidance of our talented, committed and diverse board of directors. Many of the directors have been loyal members of the board since our earliest days, while others have more recently introduced fresh skills and new perspectives to our organization.

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Board of Directors

  • Michael Flood, MBA
    Chair, CFPA Board of Directors

    Los Angeles Regional Food Bank

  • Allen Ng, MBA
    Treasurer, CFPA Board of Directors; Chair, Finance Committee

    Western Regional Administrator of the Food and Nutrition Service
    U.S Department of Agriculture (Retired)
  • Charlotte Bergheimer, MS 
    Secretary, CFPA Board of Directors; Chair, Audit Committee of the CFPA Board of Directors
    Cancer Care Delivery Research Protocol Coordinator,
    Children’s Oncology Group

  • Dr. Hilary Seligman, MD, MAS
    Chair, Program Committee of the CFPA Board of Directors

    San Francisco General Hospital
    Center for Vulnerable Populations

  • Dena Herman, PhD, MPH, RD 
    Associate Professor,
    Department of Family and Consumer Sciences,
    California State University, Northridge

  • Dennis Kao, MSW, PhD
    Chair, Equity and Diversity Committee of the CFPA Board of Directors

    Professor of Social Work

  • Lisa Tadlock, MPA, MA.Ed 
    Public Health Institute Center Wellness and Nutrition

  • Ali Taghavi, MPA, MA 
    Communications and Sustainability Management Analyst

  • Emeritus Council

  • Valerie Ruelas, MSW
    Director of Policy for the Children's Hospital of Los Angeles Obesity Center, and
    Director of the Community Diabetes Initiative of the University of Southern California

  • Jasmine Marrow, MPP 
    Director of Nonprofit Strategy,

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